[logback-dev] About LBCORE-224...

Ceki Gülcü ceki at qos.ch
Fri Sep 30 17:59:56 CEST 2011

On 30/09/2011 4:29 PM, Holger Hoffstaette wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Sep 2011 17:44:29 +0200, Joern Huxhorn wrote:
>> This issue is still creeping me out.
> No reason for that.
>> Nevertheless, we should probably create an app that produces the
>> IllegalMonitorStateException and deliver it to the Java developers. If
>> this is a Java bug - and I have no other explanation - then it's a really
>> critical one...
> Did you read the last comment I added to the issue after it was closed?

Yes, but I did not understand the point you were trying to make.

You wrote:

"If you google for the exception practically all occurrences show _buggy 
application code_ as the cause, "

indeed, but then you write:

"which explains why this happens only with Zookeeper (no kidding)."


You then write:

"The simplest explanation can be found here: 

In PORT-168 Tim Pokorny talks about "unlocking the readlock when [he] 
should have locking", that is not the situation we are in. Perhaps you 
are saying that there is a problem in AppenderAttachableImpl?

> -h


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